Owatonna, MN

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2022 Population
37,396
0.0883% 1-year growth
2022 Median Age
39.9
0.758% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
8.46%
1.14% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$79,722
8.51% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$217,100
17.2% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Owatonna, MN had a population of 37.4k people with a median age of 39.9 and a median household income of $79,722. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Owatonna, MN grew from 37,363 to 37,396, a 0.0883% increase and its median household income grew from $73,468 to $79,722, a 8.51% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Owatonna, MN are White (Non-Hispanic) (85.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.05%), White (Hispanic) (3.03%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.89%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2.73%).

None of the households in Owatonna, MN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.6% of the residents in Owatonna, MN are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Owatonna, MN was $217,100, and the homeownership rate was 77.4%.

Most people in Owatonna, MN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Owatonna, MN was 2 cars per household.

Owatonna, MN borders .

Population & Diversity

Owatonna, MN is home to a population of 37.4k people, from which 97.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 4.57% of Owatonna, MN residents were born outside of the country (1.71k people).

In 2022, there were 27.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (31.8k people) in Owatonna, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.14k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.13k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.6%
2022 Citizenship
98%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.6% of Owatonna, MN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Owatonna, MN was 98%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Owatonna, MN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    31.8k ± 127
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.14k ± 190
  3. White (Hispanic)
    1.13k ± 268
8.27%
Hispanic Population
3.09k people

In 2022, there were 27.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (31.8k people) in Owatonna, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.14k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.13k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

8.27% of the people in Owatonna, MN are hispanic (3.09k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Owatonna, MN as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

4.57%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.71k people
4.52%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.69k people

As of 2022, 4.57% of Owatonna, MN residents (1.71k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Owatonna, MN was 4.52%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    804 ± 148
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    340 ± 126
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    232 ± 98

Owatonna, MN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.36 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Owatonna, MN employs 19.1k people. The largest industries in Owatonna, MN are Manufacturing (4,172 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,425 people), and Retail Trade (2,365 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($158,015), Utilities ($95,938), and Finance & Insurance ($80,769).

Occupations

19.1k
2022 Value
± 884
0.716%
1 Year growth
± 6.27%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Owatonna, MN grew at a rate of 0.716%, from 19k employees to 19.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Owatonna, MN, are Production Occupations (2,286 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,976 people), and Management Occupations (1,767 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Owatonna, MN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

19.1k
2022 Value
± 884
0.716%
1 Year growth
± 6.27%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Owatonna, MN grew at a rate of 0.716%, from 19k employees to 19.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Owatonna, MN, are Manufacturing (4,172 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,425 people), and Retail Trade (2,365 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Owatonna, MN, though some of these residents may live in Owatonna, MN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$56,498
Median earning men ± $2,424
$40,420
Median earning women ± $2,310

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($101,625), Public Administration ($84,583), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($78,958).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($70,250), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($70,058), and Public Administration ($65,544).

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 329
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 265
    Manufacturing
  3. 242
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

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Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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Educational Attainment

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Owatonna, MN was $217,100 in 2022, which is 0.77 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $185,200 to $217,100, a 17.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Owatonna, MN is 77.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Owatonna, MN have an average commute time of 18.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Owatonna, MN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$217,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$8,286
$11,624
Median Property Taxes
±$653

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Owatonna, MN the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Owatonna, MN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

77.4%
Homeownership
2022
61.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 77.4% of the housing units in Owatonna, MN were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 77%.

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Income by Location

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The following map shows all of the counties in Owatonna, MN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$79,722
Median Household Income
± $3,847
15k
Number of Households
± 780

In 2022, the median household income of the 15k households in Owatonna, MN grew to $79,722 from the previous year's value of $73,468.

The following chart displays the households in Owatonna, MN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Owatonna, MN is from Owatonna, MN.
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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (82.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (6.86%)
  3. Carpooled (5.95%)

In 2022, 82.3% of workers in Owatonna, MN drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (6.86%) and those who carpooled to work (5.95%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

18.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Owatonna, MN have a shorter commute time (18.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.57% of the workforce in Owatonna, MN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Owatonna, MN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Owatonna, MN have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

8.46% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Owatonna, MN (3.12k out of 36.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Males 35 - 44 and then Females 65 - 74.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Owatonna, MN is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

96.3% of the population of Owatonna, MN has health coverage, with 55.1% on employee plans, 14.6% on Medicaid, 15.4% on Medicare, 10.2% on non-group plans, and 1.05% on military or VA plans.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.3% under 18 years, 17.8% between 18 and 34 years, 38% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.4% were men and 50.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.66%
Uninsured
55.1%
Employer Coverage
14.6%
Medicaid
15.4%
Medicare
10.2%
Non-Group
1.05%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Owatonna, MN declined by 3.83% from 3.8% to 3.66%.

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